Fish Cutter – Fish Processing (Full Time)


Pacific Salmon Industries Inc.


Fish Plant Worker (Groundfish Cutter)

Pacific Salmon Industries Inc. & Scanner Enterprises established in 1974, we are a British Columbian seafood company specializing in the processing and sales of high-quality finfish and pelagic fish. We are a dynamic company, who strives to unlock our full potential through teamwork and working towards common goals with constantly evolving innovations, through the effective communication of knowledge.

We, a progressive fish processing plant located in Surrey, BC, is looking for 10-16 Fish Cutters who can help to run our groundfish filleting line.


Main duties:

  • Set up and operate machines to cut, clean, brine, dehydrate or otherwise process fish.
  • Working on production line to cut, clean and trim fish.
  • Sorting fish, scrape away scales, separate fillets and remove scrap parts using knife.
  • Check fish fillets to determine optimal number and size of fillet sections, cut sections according to specifications and place in container for weighing.
  • Set up and operate machines to bag, box and pack fish.
  • Record production information such as quantity, weight, date and type of products packaged.
  • Check products and packaging for any defects to ensure it meet company standards and perform corrective machine adjustments as required.

Duties not limited to:

  • Washing baskets.
  • Labeling boxes.
  • Racking and De-racking fish
  • Palletizing.
  • Lifting up to 25-70 pounds.
  • General cleanup etc.

Employment requirements:

  • Some experience working with Fish cutting is required, training is provided to the right candidate.
  • Completion of some secondary school education will be an asset.
  • Able to communicate in English will be an asset.
  • Forklift Driving will be an asset.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Team player who firmly believes in the strengths of shareable knowledge.
  • Have strong communication skills, with an innate positive attitude that is both personable and professional.
  • Have an innovative approach to continuous improvements.
  • Be reliable and punctual in attendance.
  • Be available to work weekends, when required.
  • Be available to join the rotation between day shift and afternoon shift.
  • Be flexible, as start and end times can change.

Additional information:

  • Progression to Supervisory or Lead Hand positions is possible with experience.

Work Environment:

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Physically demanding
  • Standing for extended periods.
  • Working in cooler temperature, wet and moist.
  • Requires flexibility on work time to meet tight deadlines

Wages: Minimum $15.25 per hour (Potential Piece work bonus available)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $15.25 per hour


  • Fish Cutting: 1 year (Required)


  • Secondary School (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No

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